Thurs. Sept. 7
"I shall supply the funds from my own resources, to be reimbursed
as soon as the Treasury has funds." In the last paragraph he states
that, the public security and tranquility having been established,
he will leave tomorrow and will leave 300 men under the command of
Col. Mauricio Ugarte, with a mortar piece and the corresponding
ammunition for cannon and rifles.
Jos£ Mariano Monterde
on p. 3 column 2, lower section and p. 4 column 1 and 2.
Report from the Governor and General Commander of New Mexico sent to
the Supreme Government and to the Governor and General Commander of
this Department, Jos£ Mariano Monterde. The Texans who tried to
invade that Department (State of New Mexico) have left the camp they
occupied at Napeste. Obviously, they discovered that the Mexicans
were prepared to defend themselves, should they have planned to
take possession of New Mexico. We have been assured by the
newspapers in Texas, that the attack against the Mexican caravan and
on the person of Gen. Armijo, Gov* and General Commander of that
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